Newsletter

Grants Available to Protect Your Drinking Water

Michigan communities are blessed with an abundance of fresh, clean water act from the Great Lakes and connecting waterways to the groundwater that flows beneath our feet. Ten million Michiganders…
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Newsletter: Lead & Copper Rules Require Action by October 2024

Michigan communities are making progress in removing harmful lead from the drinking water and complying with the requirements of the state’s revised Lead and Copper rules. The Village of Nashville…
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Newsletter: Plan Now For Federal-Aid Grant Projects (Indiana)

Indiana rural communities seeking federal grants for new bridges, roads, safety issues, sidewalks or any type of improvements eligible under the federal transportation highway bill (FAST ACT) should begin discussions…
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Newsletter: Road Safety Audits

Community leaders in Michigan are being challenged today more than ever to finance road improvement projects that are both fiscally sound and consistent with community goals. Getting a Road Safety…
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Newsletter: Funding Ready for Wastewater Improvements

Michigan’s aging wastewater infrastructure – plants nearing capacity and the end of their useful life – need new equipment, even a new facelift, to meet water quality standards today and…
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Newsletter: Saving Time and Money – Contracted Water and Sewer Operations (IN)

Safe, reliable, and environmentally sound resource management is on the minds of many Indiana leaders these days as communities grapple with the ever-growing demand for clean water and safe drinking…
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Newsletter: Seeing I/I The Right Tools Make A Difference

Identifying excess water in sewer systems can be critical for many Michigan communities, especially those with consent agreements to stop overflows at their wastewater treatment plants. Unfortunately, accurately identifying the…
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Newsletter: Get in Line! First Call for OCRA Projects.

The Town of Windfall’s aging wastewater treatment plant has new life thanks to a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) administered by the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA).…
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Newsletter: PASER Study A Road Map for Success

Michigan’s winter weather will soon be hitting the pavement with heavy snowfalls and freeze-thaw cycles leaving communities with bumpy roads ahead. Community leaders and road commissioners will find themselves once…
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Newsletter: Federal-Aid Grant Applications for Rural Projects Happening Now

Applications open next month for Indiana rural communities seeking federal grants for new bridge, road, safety, sidewalk or any type of project that is eligible under the federal transportation highway…
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